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Early maturing potato cultivars identified successfully using ground-penetrating radar by Texas A&M Agrilife
Dirk Hays,Texas A&M AgriLife Research plant geneticist: “With Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), we can image the size of the tubers and get a correlation to the actual physical size of the potato without harvesting them. Potatoes are a dream for Ground Penetrating Radar.”
Heavy rain damages potato crop in Ontario, Canada
After a month of good growing conditions and positive reports amid sporadic news on disease potential, word from one of Ontario’s potato-growing regions is that roughly 1,000 acres of potatoes have been lost due to flooding.
Cypriot potatoes becoming increasingly popular in Europe
Cypriot potatoes becoming increasingly popular in Europe
Saturday, April 22, 2017
First Jersey Royals arrive in the United Kingdom
Early Potatoes: The much prized Jersey Royals hit the market for the first time this week, just slightly later than the first crop last year.
Friday, March 17, 2017
It's potato planting time in North Florida
It’s potato planting time in North Florida. St. Johns County is one of the counties in Northern Florida well known for its potato production with the town of Hastings being the center of it.
Jersey Potato Growers take action to reduce levels of nitrate
Jersey potato growers have identified two areas where farming practices must change this winter to prevent a repeat of the water pollution that shut Val de la Mare reservoir for five months earlier this year.
Sunday, December 4, 2016
Tesco launches Best in Season: Italian New Potatoes
Italian seasonal new potatoes will be launched into Tesco this autumn on the back of new research showing that consumers want freshly harvested new potatoes all year round.
Satisfactory end of the early potato season for Lower Saxony, Germany
The 2016 early potato season ended on the 10th of August. And according to the Lower Saxony Potato Producers Association the early potato harvest was satisfactory.